scheen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch schene, from Old Dutch *skina, from Proto-Germanic *skinō. Cognate with German Schiene, English shin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sxeːn/
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  • Hyphenation: scheen
  • Rhymes: -eːn

Noun[edit]

scheen f (plural schenen, diminutive scheentje n)

  1. shin
  2. strip of wood or metal

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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

scheen

  1. singular past indicative of schijnen

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Hunsrik[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • xeen (Wiesemann spelling system)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German schœne, from Old High German scōni, from Proto-Germanic *skauniz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

scheen (comparative scheener, superlative scheenest)

  1. beautiful, lovely, pretty, handsome
    Sie is en scheene Fraa.
    She is a beautiful woman.
    Wie scheen is dein Gaarte!
    How beautiful is your garden!
  2. good, great, splendid
    Das waar awer mol scheen.
    That was great.
  3. nice, pleasant
    Heit hom-mer en scheenes Wetter.
    Today we have nice weather.

Declension[edit]

Declension of scheen
masculine feminine neuter plural
Weak inflection nominative scheen scheen scheen scheene
accusative scheene scheen scheen scheene
dative scheene scheene scheene scheene
Strong inflection nominative scheener scheene scheenes scheene
accusative scheene scheene scheenes scheene
dative scheenem scheener scheenem scheene

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Adverb[edit]

scheen

  1. well, beautifully
    Sie singd scheen.
    She sings beautifully.
  2. really
  3. nicely
    Das waar scheen gebaud.
    That was nicely built.

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